Bowie on Bowie: Interviews and Encounters with David Bowie (Musicians in Their Own Words)

Bowie on Bowie: Interviews and Encounters with David Bowie (Musicians in Their Own Words)

Sean Egan


David Bowie has been one in every of pop music’s maximum interviewees seeing that January 1972, while he famously risked profession loss of life through announcing to Melody Maker that he was once homosexual. even if he wasn’t but an incredible big name, it used to be a groundbreaking second. And through the years, Bowie has did not provide an dull interview. it'd be stated that he has habitually used the media for his personal ends, yet he has ironically additionally been searingly sincere, declining to ever be coy approximately his pursuits, his deepest existence, or even his occasional ennui.
 
Bowie on Bowie presents the superior interviews Bowie has granted in his close to five-decade occupation. each one interview lines a brand new step in his distinctive trip, successively freezing him in time as younger novelty hit-maker, bushy hippie, Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, the skinny White Duke, plastic soul guy, fragile Germanic exile, godfather of the hot Romantics, eighties sellout, Tin Machinist, and, ultimately, completely, artistically reborn cherished elder statesman of demanding well known song. In all of those iterations he's remarkably articulate. he's additionally preternaturally polite—almost each interviewer comments upon his charm.
 
The gains during this ebook come from retailers either prestigious (Melody Maker, Mojo, New Musical Express, Q, Rolling Stone) and no more famous (The Drummer, Guitar, Ikon, Mr. Showbiz). In all instances, Bowie permits the reader to procedure the nerve middle of his ferociously artistic and prolific output.

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